Archive for the ‘Charity fundraising’ Category

Changing Places for Frome and Wells (updated)

by adamboyden on 6 October, 2017

Original article (updated below) In February, after a short campaign (see here), Mendip District Councillors approved a plan to bring Changing Places facilities to the district. Changing Places is a national standard and campaign for toilets and changing facilities for severely and profoundly disabled children and adults who have complex and profound disabilities and cannot […]

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Running again, and other news

by adamboyden on 14 July, 2017

Dear all, I am running the Frome 10k again this year, trying to raise money for Fair Frome (who run the food and furniture banks) and also specifically to raise funds for a Changing Places facility for Frome, so that people with severe and profound disabilities will have somewhere to ‘go’ to spend a penny or two in […]

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My super Frome 10k run

by adamboyden on 8 July, 2016

Once again I am running the Frome 10k on Sunday 17th July, as part of the Frome Half Marathon/10k/5k/1k events. Last year as Scooby Do was tricky, what with that tail wagging everywhere. This year I’ve got a Super Mario costume which should be easier, unless there’s a heatwave. “Here we go!”. This year I […]

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On Sunday I am going to run the Frome 10k, to raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation and the Neuro Foundation. Please can you consider sponsoring me, whatever the amount, at 50% of the money raised will go to Make A Wish Foundation UK – and 50% will go to the […]

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  Update: Thanks to everyone involved   I would like to thank the race director and the organisers of and volunteers at last weekend’s Frome Half Marathon events for making it such a fantastic day for our town, and congratulate them all for a job well done.Running the 10k as Superman was absolutely fabulous and […]

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Frome Community Funding workshop, 26th March Frome Town Council are holding a community workshop on Wednesday 26 March at 7 (7.30) to 9pm at Frome Town Football Club, to discuss what local funding is available to community groups and projects, and how you can access it. See  Rodden Meadows consultation, 26th March The above workshop […]

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So much going on in Frome

by adamboyden on 28 October, 2013

Reasons to be cheerful… it’s soon #Frome SuperMarket, Artisan, Flea, Farmers & Peoples markets, Sunday 3rd Nov: What do you want to see happen in #Frome? Public consultation begins today on the draft Frome Neighbourhood Plan: ‘Participate #Frome‘ week, to encourage all to have their say and get involved in projects across Frome: […]

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Running Frome 5k – Update

by adamboyden on 31 July, 2013

Thanks to everyone who has donated!  My justgiving page has taken £85.00 plus over £20 giftaid for Carers UK online and I have added £45 offline donations. See  I have agreed with the national Carers UK HQ that 50% of this will go to the local group (East Somerset, which covers Frome and the Mendip […]

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Running the Frome 5k

by adamboyden on 19 July, 2013

‘Mad dogs and Englishmen’ comes to mind, but … I am going to run the Frome 5k ‘fun run’ this Sunday 21st July, in the late morning sun, alongside my wife (who started running with a local running club recently). It’s part of the 2nd Frome Half Marathon and 10k event – – which hundreds […]

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